The information provided in this chapter has been separated off in an attempt to emphasize the need for a greater understanding of the complex ecological relationships between the insects and plants in the agricultural context. Here are also included various aspects of basic biology that have broad ecological relevance. There is clearly overlap between this and the next chapter, as various factors in the consideration of basic principles relating to pest control are aspects of the pest/crop ecology.
KeywordsBark Beetle Pest Species Pest Population Aggregation Pheromone Phytophagous Insect
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